Alsino and the Condor
|Alsino and the Condor|
Cuban theatrical release poster
|Directed by||Miguel Littín|
|Produced by||Ramiro Lacayo
|Written by||Miguel Littin
Tomas Perez Turrent
|Music by||Leo Brouwer|
Alsino and the Condor (Spanish: Alsino y el cóndor) is a 1982 Nicaraguan film directed by Miguel Littín. It was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film. It won the Golden Prize at the 13th Moscow International Film Festival. The film was a co-production between Nicaragua, Mexico and Cuba. The film is loosely based on the novel Alsino by Chilean writer Pedro Prado.
It was the comeback film of actor Dean Stockwell. Notable Cuban Director of Photography Jorge Herrera died during the production due to a brain hemorrhage.
- Dean Stockwell as Frank
- Alan Esquivel as Alsino
- Carmen Bunster as Alsino's Grandmother
- Alejandro Parodi as The Major
- Delia Casanova as Rosaria
- Marta Lorena Pérez as Lucia
- Reynaldo Miravalles as Don Nazario, the Birdman
- Marcelo Gaete as Lucia's Grandfather
- Jan Kees De Roy as Dutch Adviser
- Moscow International Film Festival - Golden Prize, Miguel Littin, 1983.
- Academy Awards - Best Foreign Language Film, 1983.
- List of submissions to the 55th Academy Awards for Best Foreign Language Film
- List of Nicaraguan submissions for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film
- "The 55th Academy Awards (1983) Nominees and Winners". oscars.org. Retrieved 2013-10-13.
- "13th Moscow International Film Festival (1983)". MIFF. Retrieved 2013-01-28.